The Patriots came back to Foxboro early Saturday morning after their 17-16 preseason win over the Panthers but fullback James Develin did not accompany them.

Scott Chandler hauls in a first-half touchdown pass.</p>
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The injury to James Develin didn’t look good as he was carted off the field in the fourth quarter Friday night in Charlotte. As it turns out, the news is not good either.

The first six series of the night looked like the previous five of the season for Tom Brady. Not good.

Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo each threw a touchdown pass and Stephen Gostkowski hit another long field goal as the Patriots won their second preseason game with a 17-16 win over the Panthers at

It gets worse and worse for Chris Mortensen.

Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk and NBCSports called in to Dennis & Callahan on Friday to discuss the latest Deflategate news and Chris Mortensen’s defense of his inaccurate report.

Clete Blakeman will work as the referee for Friday’s Patriots-Panthers preseason game in Charlotte, according to Footballzebras.com.

Chris Mortensen continues to make headlines when it comes to Deflategate.